New Mexico EBT Discounts and Perks [2020 Edition]

Do you know about New Mexico EBT Discounts and perks? Most New Mexico Fiesta cardholders are not aware of the awesome benefits that come with their Card. If you have a New Mexico EBT Card, your card comes with discounts and perks exclusive to EBT cardholders.

This includes discounted admission to museums, zoos, and aquariums, more than 50% discount on Amazon Prime Membership.

In addition, your New Mexico EBT Fiesta Card qualifies you for discounted or FREE cell phone and home internet plans. 

In this post, we are going to share with you the most exciting New Mexico EBT discounts, perks, and free stuff.
"New Mexico EBT Discounts and Perks"

National EBT Discounts:

Below are the discounts that are available to all EBT Cardholders across the United States, that can also be redeemed by New Mexico EBT Fiesta Card Holders.

Amazon Prime EBT Discount

If you have a New Mexico EBT Card, you can now sign up for Amazon Prime EBT Discount and get all the great benefits that come with Prime membership, at a fraction of the cost.

The regular Amazon Prime membership is $12.99 a month. However, if you have an EBT Card, you can get Prime Membership for $5.99. That’s over 50% off the regular price.

Given that Amazon is part of the USDA pilot of vendors approved to accept food stamps online for delivery, prime membership allows you to order groceries through Amazon Pantry in certain parts of the country.

Sign up for Amazon Prime EBT Discount

If you are not sure if the Amazon Prime EBT Discount is worth it, here is a summary of the what you get with your Amazon Prime membership:

FREE, Fast Delivery on Millions of Items

With Amazon Prime membership, you get fast, free shipping on over 50 million eligible items on Amazon.com. They have also rolled out a program recently that allows people who live in certain metropolitan areas to get FREE Same-Day Delivery on over a million items and FREE 2-hour delivery with Prime Now on daily essentials and groceries.

Instantly Stream TV Shows and Movies

One of the most popular features is the instant streaming of TV Shows and Movies. Your Prime membership includes instant access to thousands of movies and TV shows at no additional cost. You can stream all these on select Smart TVs, Roku, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, iPhones, tablets, and Android devices.

Other Benefits of Amazon Prime

  • Buy groceries online with your EBT Card through Amazon Pantry for delivery (in states where this is available)
  • Over two million songs. Thousands of playlists and stations (On-demand, ad-free music streaming)
  • Books, Magazines & More (Unlimited reading on any device)
  • Original audio series from Audible (Unlimited listening to original audio series)
  • Twitch Prime (Get free game content every month, exclusive discounts, plus loads more)
  • All your photos, together at last (Free unlimited photo storage)

New Mexico EBT Discounts:

Lifeline Program

If you are currently on Food Stamps/EBT Cardholder, and your income is below a certain level, you may qualify for FREE or low-cost home or cell phone service for you or a member of your family through the Federal Lifeline Program, which serves nearly 13 million Americans.

The Lifeline program helps to lower the monthly cost of phone and internet service. Eligible customers will get at least $9.25 toward their monthly bill. You can only use Lifeline for either phone or internet service, but not both.

Discounted Cell Phone Services

Below is a list of cell phone providers that participate in the Lifeline program in the state of New Mexico.

Company NamePhone
CellularOne800-730-2351
Choice Wireless800-246-4239
Ntua Wireless, Inc.800-246-4234
Assurance Wireless888-898-4888
Safelink Wireless800-723-3546

Discounted Home Phone Services

Below is a list of home phone providers that participate in the Lifeline program in the state of New Mexico.

Company NamePhone
Valley Telephone Cooperative800-446-2031
CenturyLink800-407-5411
Frontier Communications800-921-8101
Western New Mexico Telephone Company, Inc.800-535-2330
Roosevelt County Rural Telephone Cooperative575-226-2255
Sacred Wind Communications877-722-3393
Leaco Rural Telephone Cooperative800-851-0554
Dell Telephone Cooperative800-964-2352
Baca Valley Telephone Company575-278-2101
La Jicarita Rural Telephone Cooperative800-742-7232
Tularosa Basin Telephone Company800-972-8282
Penasco Valley Telecommunications800-505-4844
Mescalero Apache Telecom866-283-7654

Internet Service

Your EBT card may qualify you for discounted home internet service under the Federal Lifeline program for low-income families and individuals. The program currently provides $9.25 a month per household toward phone or internet service.

Discounted Museums Admission

As mentioned earlier, your EBT Card gives you discounted or FREE access to museums and other great family-friendly places. We have compiled the list below for your convenience.

The New Mexico Museums listed below all offer individual admission fees ranging from FREE to $3.00 to individuals and families who have an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, and a valid form of photo ID.

The offer covers up to four individuals per EBT card, which means that if you have a family of 4, you can use your New Mexico EBT card to get the special discounted rate or the free admission for all four members.

These rates are available during all normal operating hours. We advise that you call the museum first before you go – so that you can find out what their special rate is for EBT Cardholders (whether it’s free admission or $3).

Here is the list of participating Museums:

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

715 Camino Lejo 

Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505

505-471-1903

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Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

217 Johnson Street 

Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

505-946-1000

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Directions

Santa Fe Children’s Museum

1050 Old Pecos Trail 

Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505

505-989-8359

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Directions

Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum

9201 Balloon Museum Dr. NE 

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113

505-768-6020

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Explora Science Center & Children’s Museum of Albuquerque

1701 Mountain Road NW 

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104

505-224-8300

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We hope you found our list of New Mexico EBT discounts helpful. If you have any comments, suggestions for other perks or EBT discounts to add, please tell us in the comments section below or contact us.

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